Theater
May 23, 2024

Stranger Things: The First Shadow Unveils First Trailer

Netflix has revealed the first trailer for Stranger Things: The First Shadow. This is an Olivier award winning and critically acclaimed trailer for the super popular West End production. Dont worry you didn’t miss a tv season (incase you panicked).

Poster Illustration Courtesy: Netflix

Netflix and Sonia Friedman Productions today released the first look trailer for the critically acclaimed world premiere production of Stranger Things: The First Shadow. With some of the groundbreaking theatrical special effects teased on film for the first time, the show announced an extension into 2025 at the Phoenix Theatre.

This latest incarnation of the hit tv series Stranger Things, is written by Kate Trefry and with direction by Stephen Daldry and co-director Justin Martin. The original production opened to rave reviews at the Phoenix Theatre on 14 December 2023. The show is currently breaking box office records at Phoenix Theatre where it is now booking until 16 February. Stranger Things: the First Shadow has recently won several awards including the Olivier Awards for Best Entertainment and Best Set Design, the Critics’ Circle Awards for Best Set Design and Most Promising Newcomer, and the WhatsOnStage Award for Best New Play.

Need to know more? Here’s a synopsis for you:

Hawkins, 1959: a regular town with regular worries. Young Jim Hopper’s car won’t start, Bob Newby’s sister won’t take his radio show seriously and Joyce Maldonado just wants to graduate and get the hell out of town. When new student Henry Creel arrives, his family finds that a fresh start isn’t so easy… and the shadows of the past have a very long reach.